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Books That Showcase Diversity & Inclusion

  • Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi
  • Catch That Chicken by Atinuke
  • I Want to Ride the Tap Tap by Danielle Joseph
  • Brown Baby Lullaby by Tameka Fryer Brown
  • Like the Moon Loves the Sky by Hena Khan
  • Red Shoes by Karen English
  • We are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom
  • Who Will You Be? by Andrea Pippins
  • Southwest Sunrise by Nikki Grimes
  • I Got the School Spirit by Connie Schofield-Morrison
  • Brick by Brick by Heidi Sheffield
  • I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes
  • Cool Cuts by Mechal Renee Roe
  • Danbi Leads the School Parade by Anna Kim

  • Bedtime Bonnet by Nancy Redd
  • In My Anaana’s Amautik by Nadia Sammurtok
  • Federico and the Wolf by Rebecca J. Gomez
  • Swashby and the Sea by Beth Ferry
  • The Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story by Aya Khalil
  • Jabari Tries by Gaia Cornwall
  • Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon by Kat Zhang
  • I Believe I Can by Grace Byers
  • Your Name is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
  • Our Favorite Day of the Year by A.E. Ali
  • Bedtime for Sweet Creatures by Nikki Grimes
  • Brown Sugar Babe by Charlotte Watson Sherman
  • The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read by Rita Lorraine Hubbard
  • Julián at the Wedding by Jessica Love
  • Building Zaha: The Story of Architect Zaha Hadid
  • A Girl Named Rosita: The Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblazer! by Anika Aldamuy Denise
  • The Little Mermaid by Jerry Pinkney
  • Vote for Our Future by Margaret McNamara
  • Equality’s Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America by Deborah Diesen,
  • Ohana Means Family by Ilima Loomis
  • If Dominican Were a Color by Sili Recio
  • Just Like Me by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
  • Me & Mama by Cozbi A. Cabrera
  • Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice by Nikki Grimes
  • Rocket Says Look Up! by Nathan Bryan
  • The ABCs of Black History by Rio Cortez
  • Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration by Samara Cole Doyon
  • Bunheads by Misty Copeland
  • The Most Beautiful Thing by Kao Kalia Yang
  • Everything Naomi Loved by Katie Yamasaki
  • Woke: A Young Poet’s Call to Justice by Mahogany L. Browne, Elizabeth Acevedo
  • Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard
  • The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family by Ibtihaj Muhammad
  • Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o
  • Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry
  • Where Are You From? by Yamile Saied Méndez
  • Under My Hijab by Hena Khan
  • My Papi Has a Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero
  • The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander
  • Sumo Joe by Mia Wenjen and Nat Iwata
  • Pick a Pumpkin by Patricia Toht